Limerick's St. Patrick's Festival will include the giant St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday 17th March and on the following day the 42nd International Band Championship will take place.
The Wicklow Town St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at 3pm and is made up of over 100 floats, Piped Traditional Bands, Modern & Traditional Music, Cultural & Arts schools.
16 Mar 2012 - 18 Mar 2012
Connemara Four Seasons Walking Festival - Spring
A walking festival aimed at all levels of walkers. Weekend includes pre-walks presentation by guides and two days walking in Connemara, with emphasis on archaeological and heritage sites.
Transforming St. Patrick’s Day in to a multi-day event, the annual Festival looks to improve the perception of the Irish holiday through music, dance, the arts and, of course, the annual Dublin parade.
16-18 Mar 2012
Cork St Patrick's Festival
Cork celebrates St Patrick's Day with three days of musical performances, street theatre, pageantry and special events for children. This festival features a food market, live music and free family entertainment all day from 10am to 6pm in Cork City.
Belfast celebrates St Patrick's Day with a parade, a carnival and a concert at Custom Square House. This year’s theme honors the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, and the London summer Olympics...
17 Mar 2012
All Ireland Club Championship Final - Croke Park, Dublin
Dublin's Croke Park hosts the finals of the Hurling and Football Club Championships on St Patrick's Day. Ireland's best Gaelic football and hurling clubs compete for the coveted All-Ireland championship title.
17-19 Mar 2012
Mind Body Spirit Festival
The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) hosts the annual Mind Body Spirit Festival. Expand your mental, emotional, physical and spiritual horizons at this year’s Mind Body Spirit Festival Dublin, a 3 day opportunity to discover more about the world of spiritual and holistic healing and self-development.
Several plays, musical events and art installations will take place to remember those lost in the sinking of the Titanic and explore their stories further.
31 Mar 2011 - 22 Apr 2012
Titanic Belfast officially opens, Belfast
Titanic Belfast will officially open on Saturday 31st March 2012, unveiling the new exhibition centre and a host of commemorative events.
March (Aug 2011 - May 2012)
International Orchestral Series, Dublin
Each season, Dublin's National Concert Hall presents an International Orchestral Series. As it features some world-class performances led by distinguished conductors, you'll need to book in advance.
Get training for the Great Ireland Run and follow in some of the world's best runners' footsteps through Dublin's Phoenix Park. You don't have to be a pro though; the run is for runners of all levels.